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  • Paying for American Revolution Veterans
  • "Here is the money we owe you for War."
  • "Here's the certificate."
  • Paying Our Debts
  • "We will do that by taxing Farmers to pay up their debts."
  • "We need to pay off our debts!!"
  • " WE SHALL PAY THEM OFF!"
  • Loosing our Farms
  • Soldiers had returned home after the war expecting wages, but the government could not afford to pay. The economy was slow, and many people were having trouble making ends meet.
  • Taxes or Threats
  • They are trying to figure out out to repay their debts
  • Going Back
  • Many farmers suffered because they could not repay their debts. A lot of Farmers were impacted by this situation.
  • Fighting Together
  • To make worse, the state of Massachusetts raised taxes. If farmers could not pay their taxes, the state threaten to take their farm or throw them in jail.
  • The government of Massachusetts sent the militia drive the farmers away and back to their farms
  • 1000 farmers gathered together at a near by courthouse , and protested to keep the state from taking their farms
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